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I can not get my coby MP - 705 to play videos i tried mp4 like it says it plays but it says unknown video format. what format is it?

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  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    it doesnt let me
    maybe its the file itself
    but it doesnt let me
    ive tried several times
    its apparently avi, the files i have are in mp4
    and i still isnt working,
    thats for that though

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    The video conversion program included on the CD does not work; I have tried converting several different .avi files using it, to no avail.

  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    I converted it with the stupid video converter and nothing


  • sotang Jan 06, 2009

    i am going to give all the problems i am having. First starting with yes, for some reason i cannot use the converter that came on the cd. second, how can i take off the default video's already on the device? Default videos don't even show up ?, also i have tried other converters. the converters all work, but im afraid that maybe it is a problem with the device itself. I have come to another problem that everyone will have, the manual says that the video format is AVI........what!!!, Avi is not a format!!! it is a group of lots of simular formats. which one is it, i have gotten to the point were i can see the video on my mp3 video player, problem is again , invalid format?? im going to go through every avi format there is, i hope i find the right one. please post solution if you find one. kates video converter is satan btw :(

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I had the same problem. I purchased/downloaded movies in mpeg-4 format but couldn't load them on my 705. I found a solution. Go to avs4you.com and download the video converter 6. You can try the free version first to make sure it works but you will have a message appear in the center of the screen periodically throughout the video. If it works you will have to redo the conversion so you can replace it on the 705. The key in the conversion is to select edit and enter 220 for the width, 176 for height, and 30 fps. Once you complete the conversion using this format go to the saved file and right click, send to, and then chose the port that the 705 is pluged into. This should solve the problem. I'm using XP as my platform. I'm not sure if it works the same on Vista or other Windows platforms. To remove a file from the 705 go to the start menu, select run, type in the drive/port that the 705 is pluged into then right click on the file to be removed. Select delete.

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  • rjm4056 Jan 11, 2009

    Just to clarify a couple of points. Make sure you select "To MPEG" for your conversion then select edit for the frame size and rate. If you try the free version of AVS Video Converter 6.2 (to make sure it works for you) you will need to use the purchased version to redo your video conversion so you don't have that annoying statement appearing in the center of the screen.

  • rjm4056 Jan 11, 2009

    Correction. When you do your conversion with the AVS Video Converter 6.2 select "To AVI" as the format (not MPEG) then select "edit profile" and continue as described above. Sorry for the mistake but it took me 10 hours to finally figure out the solution and it was 4:00am.

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You have a cd for installation on your cd you have a programme to convert for your small machine ( you have to convert ) chow Yvon !!!

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